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Hammer Museum

Westwood Village, Los Angeles
  • Camellia S.
    "Students get free admission; nice rotating collection but nothing too..."(4 Tips)
    Norman K.
    "... by Rembrandt, Sargent, and Eakins."(3 Tips)
    Let's Go
    "as well as Van Gogh’s Hospital at Saint-Rémy."(3 Tips)
    "... public programs, among other great benefits."(2 Tips)
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  • MisterEastlake
    MisterEastlakeMarch 6, 2015
    The Hammer Museum, a public arts unit of UCLA, is an art museum and cultural center known for its artist-centric and progressive array of exhibitions and public programs.
    Upvoted Oct 19
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesAugust 2, 2013
    Collections include works by Monet, van Gogh, Rembrandt and Sargent. The venue also hosts lectures, symposia, film series, readings and musical performances. Free admission every Thursday.
  • Otis College of Art and Design
    Named after Armand Hammer, whose collection of old master paintings is always on display. Their special exhibitions capture the pulse of contemporary art, and their parties are legend.
  • UCLA
    UCLANovember 29, 2011
    Through its collections, exhibitions and programs, the Hammer Museum examines the depth and diversity of artistic expression through the centuries with a special emphasis on art of our time.
  • MisterEastlake
    MisterEastlakeMarch 6, 2015
    Founded 1990 by entrepreneur-industrialist Armand Hammer to house his personal art collection, it has since expanded its scope to become “the hippest and most culturally relevant institution in town.”
  • UCLA
    UCLAAugust 20, 2013
    Check out fascinating exhibitions, collections, and programs, such as movie screenings and lunchtime art talks: Admission is always free for UCLA students.
  • UCLA
    UCLAJune 4, 2012
    UCLA students get free admission to the Hammer Museum. The courtyard is also a great place to study or grab coffee with a friend.
  • Vanity Fair Agenda
    Vanity Fair AgendaJanuary 30, 2012
    This is the cultural institution to visit for cutting-edge exhibitions and great, family friendly programming for kids of all ages.
  • Vanity Fair Agenda
    Vanity Fair AgendaJanuary 30, 2012
    This is the cultural institution to visit for cutting-edge exhibitions and great, family friendly programming for kids of all ages
  • Let's Go
    Let's GoApril 4, 2011
    Enjoy some fine art with your sunny weather: this museum houses the world’s largest collection of works by 19th-century French satirist Honoré Daumier, as well as Van Gogh’s Hospital at Saint-Rémy. Read more
  • Kattia H.
    Kattia HernandezJuly 9, 2014
    The coffee in the courtyard serves good prosecco and try the meatballs that come with fried kale that is wonderful.
  • Jessica L.
    Jessica LinJune 23, 2015
    One of my favorite museums. Big, but not overwhelming. Interesting, but not pretentious. Free for everyone. Would recommend 10/10.
  • The Standard
    The StandardOctober 17, 2011
    CA (Do) This museum has great exhibits, check their calendar frequently - their lecture and music programs are unparalleled!
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesOctober 21, 2013
    On Tuesday, Oct. 29, the literary reading subject is Dracula, perhaps best known for inspiring some of the most chilling and erotic imagery in literature.
  • Clarissa C.
    Clarissa CowlesJune 1, 2013
    Free Thursday. Take the Metro 720/20 to Westwood. Bam you are there. Fabulous outdoor areas. LOVE IT.
  • Camellia S.
    Students get free admission; nice rotating collection but nothing too exciting. Cool modern facility.
  • Bethany J.
    Bethany JonesFebruary 9, 2014
    They are now free! Their permanent collections as well as specially curated exhibits are excellent!
  • ExperienceLA
    ExperienceLAOctober 25, 2011
    "Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980" examines 140 works by African American artists influential in the arts community during the civil rights and Black Power eras. Read more
  • Mahan J.
    Mahan JavadiJuly 6, 2011
    Beautiful courtyard with good food and friendly staff at the cafe and museum. Definitely making a trip back!
  • Nicole
    NicoleOctober 22, 2015
    The cafe is great! I work across the street and this place is charming. Can't wait for some free time to see the museum.
  • Meryl O.
    Meryl OngJanuary 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The menu always changes but they always have the grilled cheese and tomato soup combo. It's one of the best grilled cheese I have ever had!
  • Bfortch F.
    Bfortch FortchMay 30, 2015
    Excellent outdoor and courtyard space and admission to exhibits is FREE!
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzOctober 18, 2015
    Very cool architecture, cozy patio, interesting collection. Entrance is free
  • Norman K.
    Norman KolpasJanuary 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Permanent collection at Hammer Museum. Great portraits including masterworks by Rembrandt, Sargent, and Eakins.
  • Nicole D.
    Nicole DeRuiterOctober 27, 2013
    Admission is free each Thursday and will be free always starting in February according to the staff here.
  • Maya C.
    Maya ConnMay 16, 2013
    There's a very nice little restaurant in the courtyard that's open until 7pm.
  • José A.
    José AyalaAugust 10
    Nice building but not very appealing art collection. The patio is nice, quiet and sunny (too sunny), but the restaurant is not appreciably interesting.
  • The Joy Writer J.
    The Joy Writer JoyKJune 22, 2013
    Join the mailing list and rsvp for special events. Then you don't have to stand in line.
  • Flavorpill LA
    Flavorpill LAMarch 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The public programs and events rival their ground-breaking exhibitions. Be sure to pick up a calendar before you leave!
  • R W.
    R WilliamsJanuary 22, 2014
    Van Gogh, Monet, Sargent, etc. all here in free easy to visit gallery. 30 minutes for greatness?
  • Alex S.
    Alex SandarsDecember 4, 2010
    Demon Hill is a must. It will trip you out. Also take the mobile phone tour. (310) 359-6017
  • Tim
    TimFebruary 11, 2010
    Thursday mediation at 12:30pm. Thursdays the museum is free. Excellent art. Terrific space. Do it. Now. (If its Thursday.)
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesJuly 14, 2011
    In Westwood? Check out free art exhibits, music, films @hammer_museum in The Village -
  • Charles T S.
  • Glen F.
    Glen FujimotoOctober 8, 2012
    See the graphic design exhibition! Here through the end of the year. And say hi to Erica at the front desk!
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LehmannApril 15, 2010
    I love the bamboos in the courtyard. Great place to hang out and have a secluded conversation.
  • Christine B.
    Take a ride on the Heatherwick Spun chairs in the courtyard.
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesAugust 1, 2013
    Explore for free on Thursdays, then stop by Ammo at the Hammer for lunch.
  • UCLA
    UCLAMarch 31, 2011
    Hammer members enjoy priority seating at public programs, among other great benefits. Read more
  • Jane R.
    Jane RichardsSeptember 10, 2010
    Courtyard cafe is in lovely setting but food was average - just get a glass of wine and enjoy
  • Eric N.
    Eric NakagawaMay 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Lunch at the Hammer: get here before 12 to have a quiet lunch. Staff are friendly. Such a relaxing place... Look up.
  • aidonna25 A.
    Yesterday was a wonderful evening at the Hammer Museum! JazzPop outdoor concert
  • ExperienceLA
    ExperienceLAJanuary 6, 2012
    Closing weekend for "Now Dig This!" @Hammer_Museum with FREE admission Fri-Sun. Celebrity guest DJ MC Lyte performs tonight. Don't miss this exhibit!
  • Hammer Museum
    Hammer MuseumMarch 9, 2011
    Hammer members enjoy priority seating at public programs among other great benefits. Read more
  • Donnie S.
    Donnie SticksOctober 22, 2014
    Free is the best price. Especially since you'd be mad for paying $$ to see these 'eh'xhibits.
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyDecember 1, 2010
    LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Best F-U New York Museum!
  • James T.
    James TAugust 18, 2014
    Cool space. Courtyard is beautiful.
  • John O.
    John OApril 22, 2010
    Make sure to check out the lobby exhibits. Those are always really cool!
  • krisha m.
    krisha mendozaJanuary 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    the hammer hosts the best summer concert series! also check out for amazing screenings!
  • Wen Z.
    Wen ZhengDecember 10, 2014
    Nice... Impressive...
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